What is Ikan Kurau called in English?

Wild Threadfin
Wild Threadfin/ Ikan Kurau Steak / Fillet / Child Cut / Fish Slices (a – Dish The Fish.

What is Ikan Kurau in Chinese?

Wild caught from Singapore Straits/ Tanjong Balai. Comes degutted and descaled, approximate weight indicated is before processing. Mandarin Name: 午鱼 (wǔyu) Local Malay Name: Ikan Kurau. Local Hokkien: Ngor He.

Is threadfin fish expensive?

The indian threadfin is a highly prized fish in Singapore with prices ranging from $20 to $55 for the prized “Balai” Ngor which is fished off the waters of Tanjung Balai, one and a half hour ferry ride South West of Singapore.

How do I cook Ikan Kurau?

Very simple and quick to prepare. Simply marinate the Fish with your normal seasoning for a couple of hours and steam for 15-20 minutes (depending on size and thickness of the fish) and your simple, clean and wholesome “Jing Mah Yau Yue (Steamed Threadfin/Ikan Kurau)” is ready.

Is threadfin a deep sea fish?

The threadfin dragonfish lives more than two miles deep in the eastern Atlantic. In the vast, featureless darkness of the oceans, fish take camouflage to a new art form.

Where is threadfin fish from?

Found in tropical to subtropical waters throughout the world, the threadfin family contains eight genera and about 40 species. An unrelated species sometimes known by the name threadfin, Alectis indicus, is properly the Indian threadfish (family Carangidae).

How do you make tasty steamed fish?

Preparation. Put at least 1 inch of water in the bottom of a steamer, cover and bring to a boil. Lay the fish on the steamer’s rack, making sure the rack is elevated above the water, and cover again. Steam 4 to 8 minutes, or until the fish is done.

How do you cook threadfin fish?

Steamed Threadfin (Serves 2)

  1. Place clean fish on a heat-proof dish.
  2. Place preserved mustard, red chilli, shitake mushrooms and tomato on fish.
  3. Add light soy suace, water, sesame oil, wine and pepper.
  4. Steam for about 20 minutes, or until flesh has turned white, and a knife can be easily inserted into flesh.